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Music (MU)
Music 0601A - Theoretical Studies: Foundations
Review of theory rudiments. Study of melody writing and elementary harmony.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, half course.
No credit.
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Music 0914 - Piano Requirement
Students whose principal instrument is other than piano, organ, or harpsichord must demonstrate keyboard proficiency of at least the Conservatory Grade VI level, either by presentation of a Conservatory certificate, or by passing an equivalent test offered periodically by the Faculty. Satisfaction of this requirement is strongly recommended before entrance, and required for admission to the BMus (Honors) programs. Students needing instruction to meet this requirement must make their own arrangements at their own expense.
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Extra Information: No credit.
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Music 1102A/B - Listening to Music
A basic course to acquaint students with the materials of music and to give a broad perspective of the history of music. Through guided listening, the student will be exposed to a wide variety of musical styles.
Antirequisite(s): Music 1140.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
May be available for credit in BA (Music) programs with permission of the Dean.
Open to non-music students.
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Music 1122A/B - Fundamentals of Music Theory
A concise introduction to music theory that will develop both practical and intellectual fluency with musical skills and concepts. Not available for credit for music students.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1140 - Performance and Survey of Music Literature I
This course is divided into two parts. To obtain credit, both parts must be taken. Performance: Individual lessons arranged by the Faculty of Music. Credit for this course will be determined by the student's progress during the year and by a final performance examination. Survey of Music Literature I: Baroque, Classic and Romantic repertoire. Students will be expected to prepare works for class performance. May be available for credit in BA(Music) programs with permission of the Dean.
Antirequisite(s): Music 1102A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Grade VI level demonstrated by audition.  Non music students must contact the Faculty of Music before classes begin to receive audition information.  Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 1170A/B - Music in Global Contexts I
A survey of various music cultures of the world, including First Nations musics. This course aims to broaden the musical and socio-cultural perspectives of students as they explore musical systems, ideas, and aesthetics of other cultures. Lecture format, audio and video examples, guest presentations and hands-on experience.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1629A/B - Introduction to Composition
Introduction to musical elements and manipulation (pitch, rhythm, intensity, timbre, texture, and form), and appropriate repertoire.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1635A/B - General Integrated Musicianship (GIM) I
Development of basic musicianship skills through the practice and application of sight-singing techniques, ear-training procedures, and keyboard harmony exercises. Materials for all components will include scales in all major and minor keys, diatonic chords, fundamental melodic patterns and harmonic progressions, and modulation to closely related keys. In addition, the keyboard harmony component will include elementary exercises in harmonization, fiqured bass realization, transposition, and score reading using C, F and G clefs.
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), and 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony), 0.5 course.
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Music 1636A/B - General Integrated Musicianship (GIM) II
A continuation of Music 1635A/B.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1635A/B.
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), and 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony), 0.5 course.
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Music 1649A/B - Studies in Theory I
Basic theory and analysis of tonal music from c.1700 to the early nineteenth century. Topics covered include diatonic harmony and voice-leading, the concept and practice of tonality, basic tonicization and modulation, and an introduction to musical form.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 0601A or demonstrated competence in theory rudiments, melody writing and elementary harmony.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1650A/B - Studies in Theory II
Continuation from Music 1649A/B. Basic theory and analysis of tonal music from c.1700 to the early nineteenth century. Topics covered include harmonic sequences, applied dominant chords, extended tonicization and modulation, an introduction to modal mixture, and a study of the small forms of tonal music including binary, ternary and variation forms.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1649A/B or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1710F/G - Music History: Introduction
Consideration of various approaches to studying the history of music: guided listening, writing about music, library resources.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1711F/G - Music History: c.900 to c.1600
Survey of the Medieval and Renaissance periods.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 1730A/B - Introduction to Popular Music and Culture
Introduction to the study of the culture and history of popular music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and its links to other arts and media.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 1800A/B - Introduction to Music Education
Introduction to the foundations and principles of the teaching of music. The nature and value of music education are examined with reference to major issues, methodologies, and approaches to musical learning. Observation of selected music teaching situations.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1801A/B - Vocal Methods
The fundamentals of singing, including breath control, tone production, diction, and repertoire are introduced in a group setting. Solo and small ensemble performing assignments are made according to individual vocal need and level of ability.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 1901 - Orchestra
The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course
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Music 1902 - Wind Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course
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Music 1903 - Symphonic Band
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course
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Music 1904 - Jazz Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course
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Music 1905 - Early Music Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of early music.
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Prerequisite(s): Audition and interview.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1906 - Accompanying
Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1910 - Western Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1911 - Les Choristas
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1912 - St. Cecilia Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1913 - Chorale
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 1920 - Applied Principal Instrument I
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For students registered in a degree program in Music.
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 1925 - Elective Applied Study I
Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.
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Prerequisite(s): Audition and permission of the Dean. Non music students must contact the Faculty of Music before classes begin to receive audition information. Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)
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Extra Information: 1.0 course
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Music 1953A/B/Y - Introduction to Historical Keyboard: Repertoire, Technique and Performance Practice: 1600-1800
An introduction to the playing techniques, repertoire, and performance practices associated with keyboard music and keyboard instruments from 1600 to 1800.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2104A/B - Foundations in Singing
The techniques of singing, vocal repertoire, and performance styles introduced in a group setting. Some solo and small group performances are assigned as determined by individual need and level of ability. Participants in this course should be able to read music. This course is not available to Bachelor of Music students.
Antirequisite(s): Music 1801A/B.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2140 - Performance and Survey of Music Literature II
This course is divided into two parts. To obtain credit, both parts must be taken. Performance: Individual lessons arranged by the Faculty of Music Credit for this course will be determined by the student's progress during the year and by a final performance examination. Survey of Music Literature II. Music repertoire and performance practices with special emphasis on contemporary trends. Students will be expected to prepare works for class performance.
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Prerequisite(s): Grade VII level demonstrated by audition or Music 1140
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Extra Information: May be available for credit in BA (Music programs with permission of the Dean.  Students will be billed a per term fee upon registration.  (See Fees section of Calendar.) 1.0 course.
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Music 2171A/B - Music in Global Contexts II
A survey of various music cultures of the world, including First Nations musics. This course aims to broaden the musical and socio-cultural perspectives of students as they explore musical systems, ideas, and aesthetics of other cultures. Lecture format, audio and video examples, guest presentations and hands-on experience.
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1171A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2629 - Composition I
An introductory course in composing for voices and instruments. The course will include analysis of pertinent repertoire.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1650A/B with a minimum mark of 70%. Enrollment in the Bachelor of Music Honors in Theory and Composition program or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 2635A/B - General Integrated Musicianship (GIM) III
Development of basic musicianship skills through the practice and application of sight-singing techniques, ear-training procedures, and keyboard harmony exercises, in continuation of Music 1636A/B. Materials for all components will include chromatic melodies, applied chords and inlcude multi-voiced textures. The keyboard harmony component will include harmonization of chromatic melodies, and advanced exercises in figured bass realization, transposition, and score reading.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1636A/B
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony), 0.5 course.
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Music 2636A/B - General Integrated Musicianship (GIM) IV
A continuation of Music 2635A/B
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2635A/B
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony), 0.5 course.
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Music 2649A/B - Studies in Theory III
Continuation of Music 1650A/B. Basic theory and analysis of chromatic tonal music from c.1700 to the late-nineteenth century. Topics covered include advanced modal mixture, the Neapolitan chord, augmented sixth chords, altered and extended chords, an introduction to late-Romantic harmony, and a study of form in Romantic Lied.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1650A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2650A/B - Studies in Theory IV
Continuation of Music 2649A/B. Basic theory and analysis of form in tonal music from c.1700 to the mid-nineteenth century. Topics include a study of the large forms of tonal music including composite ternary, rondo, sonata, and imitative contrapuntal forms.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2649A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2695A/B - Introduction to Electroacoustic Music Composition
A practical introduction to electroacoustic music composition, including digital hardware and software. Students will study appropriate concepts, terminology, and repertoire, and will compose original music in the electroacoustic medium.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1650A/B or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2700A/B - Post World War II Popular Music
The history, nature and function of popular music, with particular reference to rock music. The course will emphasize musical styles, form, instrumentation, vocal timbres and performing style through a study of representative works
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 265a/b.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
Open to non-music students.
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Music 2701A/B - Musical Theatre
The contexts and forms of popular theatre in which music plays a vital part. Emphasis will be on such twentieth-century genres as the Musical, Rock Opera, Musical Comedy, Comic Opera, Operetta and Vaudeville.
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 266a/b.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
Open to non-music students.
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Music 2702A/B - Introduction to Jazz
A survey of various styles of jazz. Consideration of artists, jazz ensembles, the harmonic and rhythmic language of jazz, and performing practices, including the nature and role of improvisation.
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 267a/b.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
Open to non-music students.
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Music 2708A/B/Y - Special Topics in Music History
Special topics on the study of music history, to be arranged.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course. Open to non-music students.
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Music 2709A/B/Y - Special Topics in Music History
Special topics on the study of music history, to be arranged.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course. Open to non-music students.
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Music 2710F/G - Music History: c.1600 to c.1800
Survey of the Baroque and Classical periods.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2711F/G - Music History: c.1800 to Present
Survey of the Romantic period and the 20th century.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2734A/B - Analysis of Popular Songs and Recordings
A study of techniques songwriters, performers, and producers employ to create effective verbal and musical arguments in a variety of genres, focusing on structural elements of lyrics and music, performing styles, and arrangement (mixing).
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2736A/B - Introduction to Desktop Music Production
Introduction to fundamental principles of recording using desktop music facilities.
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Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2700A/B, 2701A/B or 2702A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2830 - Practicum in Choral Techniques
Study of conducting techniques for choral ensembles. Training and experience in the distinctive features of choral conducting, interpretation and score reading.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1801A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours. 1.0 course.
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Music 2860Q/R/S/T - Group Flute Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of flute instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2861Q/R/S/T - Group Oboe Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of oboe instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2862Q/R/S/T - Group Clarinet Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of clarinet instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2863Q/R/S/T - Group Saxophone Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of saxophone instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2864Q/R/S/T - Group Bassoon Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of bassoon instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2870Q/R/S/T - Group Horn Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of horn instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2871Q/R/S/T - Group Trumpet Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of trumpet instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2872Q/R/S/T - Group Trombone Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of trombone instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2873Q/R/S/T - Group Percussion Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of percussion instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2874Q/R/S/T - Group Tuba Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of tuba instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2880Q/R/S/T - Group Guitar Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of guitar instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2881Q/R/S/T - Group Violin Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of violin instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2882Q/R/S/T - Group Viola Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of viola instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2883Q/R/S/T - Group Cello Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of cello instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2884Q/R/S/T - Group Bass Instruction
Both practical and pedagogical elements of double bass instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.
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Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction. 0.25 course.
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Music 2901 - Orchestra
The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2902 - Wind Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2903 - Symphonic Band
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2904 - Jazz Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2905 - Early Music Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of early music.
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Prerequisite(s): Audition and interview.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2906 - Accompanying
Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2910 - Western Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2911 - Les Choristes
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2912 - St. Cecilia Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2913 - Chorale
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 2920 - Applied Principal Instrument II
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For second year students registered in the Faculty of Music in any program other than Performance.
Antirequisite(s): Music 2921.
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 2921 - Applied Principal Instrument II (Performance)
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For second year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.
Antirequisite(s): Music 2920
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 and completion of successful Performance entrance audition.
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 2925 - Elective Applied Study II
Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1925 and permission of the Dean.  Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 2942A/B/Y - Lyric Diction for Performers of Vocal Music: Part 1
Intensive study of Italian and German lyric diction and IPA for both languages, including IPA transcription and pronunciation, and performances of songs transcribed into IPA. Students will develop an understanding of the flow of each language in relation to music and in relation to word meaning.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2948A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2949A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2950 - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 2970 - Opera Workshop I
Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Prerequisite(s): For Faculty of Music students:  First year, permission of the student's Applied Music Teacher and permission of the workshop director.  For non Music students:  completion of a successful audition.
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Extra Information: 4 hours. 1.0 course.
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Music 2971A - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.
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Prerequisite(s): Successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2972B - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2973A - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works form the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2974B - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works form the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 2975Y - Applied Chamber Music
The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 2 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 2977 - Vocal Arts Intensive I
An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice.  Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire.  The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses.  Participants present a final public concert.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925
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Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3199A/B - Experiential Learning
Students who will complete an experiential or service learning opportunity may pre-apply for conditional approval to have the work recognized for academic credit. Eligible initiatives include (but are not limited to): Internships; Western Heads East; approved service-learning experiences.
Antirequisite(s): The same course offered through any other Faculty.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Dean of the Faculty.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course, pass/fail
NOTE: Academic credit will be given for the course in the same academic year in which approval was given. Students must consult with the Dean of the Faculty (or designate) prior to departure and present a detailed   study/research/work plan. The Dean, in consultation with appropriate departmental advisers will provide the student with detailed criteria which must be fulfilled in order to gain credit for the course. These criteria (in the form of a ‘contract‘ to be signed by the student and the Dean), may include, but are not limited to: a detailed report of results (with a specified format/length), a detailed diary or blog, a reflection on the learning experience, an oral presentation to peers and faculty.
The student will report to the Dean upon return or completion of the experience.   No credit will be given without prior approval of the Dean and a failing grade will be assigned if students do not fulfill the pre-approved reporting arrangement.
This course may not be used as a substitute for any other course offered by the Faculty of Music, but may count towards the 15.0, 20.0, or 22.0 courses required for graduation, by special permission of the Dean.
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Music 3601A/B - Introduction to Schenkerian Analysis
A study of Schenkerian analytic techniques with application to small forms.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3602A/B - Chromatic Harmony
Selected topics in the theory and analysis of chromatic harmony for music of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.
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Music 3603A/B - Analysis: Baroque and Classical Music
Selected topics in the analysis of musical form for music of the Baroque and/or Classical periods.

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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3604A/B - Analysis: Romantic Music
Selected topics in the analysis of musical form for music of the Romantic period.

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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3610A/B - Modal Counterpoint I
Study of the practice of modal counterpoint in sixteenth century style. Development of written skills through species counterpoint and free counterpoint in the style of Palestrina and other masters of sacred vocal polyphony, such as Victoria and Lasso.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3611A/B - Modal Counterpoint II
Continued study of the practice of modal counterpoint in sixteenth century style, culminating in the composition of motets and/or mass movements.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 3610A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3620A/B - Tonal Counterpoint I
Study of the practice of tonal counterpoint in Baroque style. Development of written skills through species counterpoint and free counterpoint in the style of J. S. Bach. Composition of pieces such as choral preludes, binary dances, inventions, and fugal expositions.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3621A/B - Tonal Counterpoint II
Continued study of the practice of tonal counterpoint through the composition of fugue and other polyphonic forms.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 3620A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3629 - Composition II
Works in the larger forms for vocal and/or instrumental ensembles. Analysis with an emphasis on twentieth-century literature.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2629 with a mark of 70% ("B").
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3630A/B - Choral Arranging
Vocal scoring with and without instrumental accompaniment.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3640 - Score Preparation and Instrumental Arranging
Instruments of the orchestra and band. Timbres, ranges, transpositions, terminology, and score arranging. Arranging for orchestral and wind ensembles.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3649A/B - Studies in Theory V
Theory and analysis of post-tonal music from c.1890-1950, with emphasis on atonal and basic twelve-tone repertoire.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3650A/B - Studies in Theory VI
Continuation of material from Music 3649A/B. Theory and analysis of post-tonal music from c.1950 to the present, with emphasis on serial and post-serial repertoire.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 3649A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3680A/B/Y - Special Topics
Special topics in analysis, composition or theory.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B, 2635A/B, 2636A/B or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3690A/B/Y - Special Topics
Special topics in analysis, composition or theory.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B, 2635A/B, 2636A/B or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3695 - Electroacoustic Music Composition
Continued study of the terminology and technology of electronic music. Historical development, musique concrète, the "classical" studio, the synthesizer, and computer applications. Survey of the literature with some analysis. Compositional techniques and notation peculiar to electronic music and its real time performance.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2695A/B, Music 2629.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3700A/B - Topics in Medieval Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of medieval music (c. 900 – 1400).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3701A/B - Topics in Renaissance Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Renaissance music (c. 1400 – 1600).
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3702A/B - Topics in Baroque Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Baroque music (c. 1600 – 1750).
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3703A/B - Topics in Classical Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Classical music (c. 1750 – 1810).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3704A/B - Topics in Romantic Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Romantic music (c. 1800 – 1900).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3705A/B - Topics in Early Twentieth-Century Music
Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of music c. 1900 to 1950.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3706A/B - Topics in Late Twentieth-Century Music
Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of music c. 1950 to the present.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3710A/B/Y - Issues in Performance Practices I
A consideration of issues bearing on the performance of music composed before c. 1750.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1711F/G and Music 2710F/G.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3711A/B/Y - Issues in Performance Practices II
A consideration of issues bearing on the performance of music composed after c. 1750.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3712A/B - Bel Canto from Handel to Rossini
A practical study of the principles of bel canto between c. 1750 and c. 1830 in the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, and others. Topics include phrasing, ornamentation, register, legato, staccato, messa di voce, tempo rubato, accent and emphasis, recitative and air.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G and Music 2710F/G or Music 2711F/G.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours (practicum), 0.5 course.
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Music 3730A/B - Popular Music:  Genre Studies
Detailed study of one or more genres in popular music. Emphasis on repertory, style, and historical context.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3731A/B - Popular Music: Composer/Artist Studies
Detailed study of one or more composers or artists active in popular music. Emphasis on repertory, style, and historical context.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3733A/B - Topics in Jazz I
Detailed study of particular artists, styles, or periods in the history and sociology of jazz.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2700A/B, Music 2701A/B or Music 2702A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3735A/B - Popular Music Songwriting
Introduction to the tools and techniques of songwriting in a variety of popular music styles.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2734A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3736A/B - Vocal Pre-Production, Tracking, and Editing
Practical acquisition of the fundamental principles essential for preparing pop singers to track and edit vocals.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours), 0.5 course
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Music 3737A/B - Topics in the Popular Music Industry
Topics in the popular music industry, emphasizing its history, business, cultural, legal, and creative contexts.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3738A/B - Digital Production and Engineering
Theory and practice of project studio construction and implementation, including acoustic treatment and advanced tracking techniques.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 3739A/B - Digital Mixing and Mastering
Theory and practice of mixing and mastering in a primarily digital environment.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 3750A/B - Opera to c.1830
A summary of early opera (c.1600 to the time of Handel) will lead to a more detailed study of opera's development in the hands of composers such as Pergolesi, Mozart, and Rossini.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3751A/B - Topics in Romantic Opera
Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of Romantic opera.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3752A/B - Topics in Twentieth-Century Opera
Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of twentieth-century opera.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3753A/B - The Symphony 1750-1850
A study of symphonic music from the emergence of the genre to the middle of the 19th century.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3754A/B - The Symphony 1850 to Present
A study of symphonic music from the middle of the 19th century to the present.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3755A/B - Chamber Music
A study of the music written for small ensembles from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3760A/B - Topics in Canadian Music
An examination of various aspects of the history of music in Canada.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3762A/B - Music and Politics
The study of music in selected socio-political contexts.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3771A/B in Winter 2007 or Fall 2008.
Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G or Music 2711F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 3770 - Special Topics
A seminar on special topics in the history of music, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G and permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3771A/B - Special Topics
A course on special topics in the history of music, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G and permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3772A/B/Y - Special Topics
A course on special topics in the history of music, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G and permission of the Department of Music Research and Composition.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3780A/B - Directed Study in Music History or Popular Music
Independent research project for senior students in the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Music History) program. Topic and methodology to be determined on an individual basis through consultation between the student and the supervising professor.
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Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department of Music Research and Composition.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course
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Music 3782A/B - Directed Study in Music Administrative Studies
Independent research project for senior students in the Bachelor of Arts (Specialization in Music Administrative Studies) program. Topic and methodology to be determined on an individual basis through consultation between the student and the supervising professor.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department of Music Research and Composition.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course
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Music 3791A/B/Y - Issues in Musicology
A consideration of various issues in and approaches to musicological studies.
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 3790.
Prerequisite(s): Music 1711F/G and Music 2710F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3831 - Choral Literature and Techniques
Organization and development of choral ensembles. Problems of rehearsal and performance. Intensive examination of choral compositions, editions, arrangements, and collections. Practical experience in programming and conducting.
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Prerequisite(s): Music 2830.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3840 - Instrumental Ensemble Techniques
Organization and instrumentation of standard instrumental ensembles, conducting techniques and rehearsal procedures suitable for various ensembles. The use of ensemble literature and materials including bibliographic sources.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Four quarter courses chosen from Music 2860Q/R/S/T through Music 2884Q/R/S/T.*
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
* One each of the suffixes Q,R,S, and T must be chosen from the class timetable.
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Music 3850 - Elementary Music Education
An introduction to the components of a comprehensive music curriculum for elementary school children. Emphasis is placed on reflective practice and the development of the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to plan and implement a music curriculum for a pluralistic society.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3851 - Instrumental Music III
Instruction in instruments useful to the teacher of music in the elementary schools. The emphasis will be on developing playing proficiency on guitar and recorder.
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Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s): Music 3850 is a prerequisite or corequisite in Music Education programs.
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3855A/B - Music, Education and Culture
The study of issues such as musical authenticity, ethnocentricity and appropriation as they relate to culture and diversity in the music classroom. Implications for pedagogy, implementation, and course design are considered.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 365b, if taken in 2002-03 or 2006-07; Music 3861B, if taken in 2008-09.
Prerequisite(s): Music 1800A/B or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3858A/B/Y - Creating Music in the Classroom
In this course students will explore a variety of methods for introducing and developing skills in improvising and composing music for learners of all ages. Lecture, workshop and tutorial formats will allow students to investigate a range of creative musical activities. Students will also learn how to plan for creative music making.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3860A if taken in 2010-11, 2011-12, or 2012-13.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the third or fourth year of the Honors Bachelor of Music Education.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3860A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in music education, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2830 or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3861A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in music education, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2830 or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3862A/B/Y - Special Topics
Special topics in music education, to be arranged.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department of Music Education.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3870A/B - Computer Applications in Music Education I
An introduction to the use of computers and related technology, including digital music instruments, in classroom music teaching. Study of the MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) international communications protocol for electronic music equipment, and digital sound generation and manipulation. Applications of computer-based music sequencing and editing in music instruction.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3871A/B - Computer Applications in Music Education II
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Prerequisite(s): Music 3870A/B or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3901 - Orchestra
The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3902 - Wind Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3903 - Symphonic Band
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
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Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3904 - Jazz Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3905 - Early Music Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of early music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Audition and interview.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3906 - Accompanying
Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3910 - Western Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3911 - Les Choristes
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3912 - St. Cecilia Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3913 - Chorale
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 3920 - Applied Principal Instrument III
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For third year students registered in the Faculty of Music in any honors program other than Performance.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3921.
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3921 - Applied Principal Instrument III (Performance)
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For third year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3920
Prerequisite(s): Music 2921 and successful second year Performance progression examination; or Music 2920 and successful audition.
Corequisite(s): Music 3926
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3922 - Applied Principal Instrument 
Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students in the second year of the Three-Year Music Performance Diploma Program.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3920, Music 3921.
Prerequisite(s): Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3924Y - Applied Principal Instrument III
Lessons in the student’s principal instrument. For third year students registered in the Bachelor of Musical Arts program in the Faculty of Music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3925 - Elective Applied Study III
Individual lessons and participation in performance class. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 2925. Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of the Calendar).
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3926 - Recital
Approximately 45 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of public performance. For third-year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Music 3921.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 3929 - Advanced Elective Applied Study III
Lessons in the student’s principal instrument. For students registered in a Bachelor of Musical Arts program who wish to take a full course in lessons.
Antirequisite(s): Music 3920, 3921 or 3924Y.
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 and permission of the Dean.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration (see Fees section of Calendar).
1.0 course
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Music 3942A/B/Y - Lyric Diction for Performers of Vocal Music: Part 2
Intensive study of French lyric diction and diction performance practice. Continued study of IPA for French, including IPA transcription and pronunciation, and performances of songs transcribed into IPA. Application of IPA diction studies in performances of selected repertoire in English, Italian, German and French, and other languages as needed.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2942A/B/Y.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3946A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Applied Music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3947A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Applied Music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3948A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3949A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3950 - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course
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Music 3951A/B/Y - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3952A/B/Y - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3953A/B/Y - The Harpsichord: Playing Technique and Accompaniment Practices
An introduction to harpsichord technique and playing by means of study of selected solo repertoire, figured bass, and examination of editorial realizations.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B, Music 2920 or Music 2921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3955 - Organ and Church Music
A study of organ music as related to its history and use in the church.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3956Y - Practicum in Church Music
Materials, methods and techniques of service playing.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3958 - Piano Literature
A study of the musical literature for solo piano.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3970 - Opera Workshop
Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes. An audition is required.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2970 and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 3971A - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2971A or Music 2972B, successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3972B - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2971A or Music 2972B, successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3973A - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2973A or 2974B and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3974B - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2973A or 2974B and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 3975Y - Applied Chamber Music
The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles, with or without keyboard.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2975Y.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3976A/B/Y - Contemporary Techniques and Repertoire
An introduction to contemporary music from 1945 and after, through preparation and performance of appropriate repertoire in a masterclass setting. This course will incorporate oral presentations involving analysis of performance practice issues along with related artistic and cultural topics.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Performance or by permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 3977 - Vocal Arts Intensive II
An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice.  Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire.  The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses.  Participants present a final public concert.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4629 - Composition III
A continuation of Music-329. Students will be expected to complete an extended work for large ensemble.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3629 with a mark of 70% ("B").
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours. 1.0 course.
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Music 4630A/B/Y - Introduction to Research in Music Theory
A survey of current issues and areas of research and literature in music theory, research resources and procedures, culminating in a directed research project.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3650A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4680A/B/Y - Directed Study in Music Theory or Composition
Independent research or composition project for senior students in the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Music Theory and Composition) program.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4720A/B - Advanced Seminar in Music Administrative Studies
Discussion of topics relevant to administration within the music industry.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the 4th year of the Bachelor of Arts Specialization Music Administrative Studies.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4733A/B - Topics in Jazz II
Detailed study of particular artists, styles, or periods in the history and sociology of jazz.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2700A/B, Music 2701A/B or Music 2702A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4735A/B - Popular Music Songwriting II
Advanced approaches and techniques of songwriting in a variety of popular styles.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3735A/B
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 4740A/B/Y - Advanced Project in Popular Music Production
Allows students an opportunity to identify and capitalize on professional avenues for producing, distributing, and marketing music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3735A/B, one of Music 3736A/B, 3738A/B, 3739A/B
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 4791A/B/Y - The Notations of Early Music
The notation and editing of European music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance; principles and practical exercises.
Antirequisite(s): The former Music 4790.
Prerequisite(s): Music 1711F/G.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4804 - Comparative Studies in Music Education
Research techniques and source materials used in music education at the elementary school level. A comparative study of the materials and procedures in music education with special attention given to the work of Orff, Dalcroze, Kodály, and Suzuki.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3850.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours. 1.0 course.
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Music 4810A/B - Psychology of Music Education
An introduction to the psychology of music emphasizing research in psychoacoustics, perception, and cognition. Studies will be examined that offer principles of learning applicable to music education curriculum development and practice. Beginner-level evaluation techniques based on experimental research procedures will also be acquired.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4811A/B - Philosophy of Music Education
An introduction to philosophy of Music Education. Emphasis is placed on the critical examination of music education philosophy and practice and also on political and other factors affecting music education in school and society.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4812A/B/Y - Music Education in Action
In this course students will explore issues affecting music education in practice through readings, lectures, films and class discussion alongside an 8-week service-learning placement in a school or community music organization in London or the surrounding area. Students will write weekly reflections and take part in an end-of-term group presentation that highlights connections made between their community service and in-class learning.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4841A/B - Instrumental Literature & Techniques
Organizing and developing instrumental ensembles, specifically bands. Topics will include: conducting, wind band repertoire, programming, curriculum planning, lesson plan development, and strategies for teaching musical elements, historical styles, and ensemble timbre.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4901 - Orchestra
The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4902 - Wind Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4903 - Symphonic Band
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4904 - Jazz Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4905 - Early Music Ensemble
The rehearsal and performance of early music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Audition and interview.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4906 - Accompanying
Description: Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4907 - Ensemble
Rehearsal and performance in a Faculty of Music Ensemble. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program). Available by audition and permission of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4910 - Western Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4911 - Les Choristes
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4912 - St. Cecilia Singers
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4913 - Chorale
The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement, 0.0 course.
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Music 4920 - Applied Principal Instrument IV
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For fourth year students registered in the Faculty of Music in an honors program other than Performance.
Antirequisite(s): Music 4921.
Prerequisite(s): Music 3920.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4921 - Applied Principal Instrument IV (Performance)
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For fourth year students registered in the Faculty of Music in the honors performance program.
Antirequisite(s): Music 4920.
Prerequisite(s): Music 3921 and successful third year Performance progression examination; or Music 3920 and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4922 - Applied Principal Instrument
Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students in the third year of the Three-Year Music Peformance Diploma Program.
Antirequisite(s): Music 4920, Music 4921.
Prerequisite(s): Music 3922.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4923 - Applied Performance Instrument
Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Music 4928.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4924Y - Applied Principal Instrument IV
Lessons in the student’s principal instrument. For fourth year students registered in the Bachelor of Musical Arts program in the Faculty of Music.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3924Y.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4925 - Elective Applied Study IV
Individual lessons and participation in performance class. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students  egistered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920, Music 2921 or Music 3925. Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of the Calendar).
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4926 - Recital
Approximately 60 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of public performance. For Performance majors only.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Music 4921.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4927 - Recital (Music Performance Diploma)
Approximately 50 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of the public performance. For students in the third year of the Three-Year Artist Performance program only.
Antirequisite(s): Music 4926.
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Music 4922.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4928 - Recital
Approximately 60 minutes of music performed in a public recital. Program content approved by the Music Performance Studies Department. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Music 4923.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4929 - Advanced Elective Applied Study IV
Lessons in the student’s principal instrument. For students registered in a Bachelor of Musical Arts program who wish to take a full course in lessons.
Antirequisite(s): Music 4920, 4921 or 4924Y.
Prerequisite(s): Music 3929 and permission of the Dean.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration (see Fees section of Calendar).
1.0 course.
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Music 4943A/B/Y - French Diction and Performance of Mélodie
The advanced study of the principles of French diction in the performance of mélodie and opera. Available to Voice and Piano Honors Performance students registered in the third or fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2942A/B/Y or Music 3942A/B/Y.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4944A/B - Cantata and Oratorio Literature
The study and performance of Cantata and Oratorio literature from the 17th century to the present.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2921 or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4945 - Vocal Repertory
A study and performance of Art Song, Cantata and Oratorio Literature. Available to voice and piano students registered in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Performance) program.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Music 4948A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3920 or Music 3921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4949A/B - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3920 or Music 3921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4950 - Special Topics
Special topics in Music Performance Studies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3920 or Music 3921.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Music 4957Y - Organ Pedagogy
Available to organ students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.5 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4959Y - Piano Pedagogy
Required of all piano students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.5 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4960Y - Practicum in Piano Pedagogy
A study of individual and class piano teaching methods and their application within a supervised teaching experience.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.5 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4961Y - Vocal Pedagogy
A comprehensive survey of voice technique and the methods of voice training, from historical Bel Canto treatises to the most recent scientific studies. Available to vocal students.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.5 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4962Y - String Literature and Pedagogy
A study of the solo and teaching repertoire of all stringed instruments, including an examination of teaching techniques. This course is required of all string students registered in Performance in the fourth year and is open to others by Permission of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4963A/B - Woodwind Pedagogy
Available to woodwind students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4964A/B - Brass Pedagogy
Available to brass students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4965A/B - Percussion Pedagogy
Available to percussion students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4970 - Opera Workshop
Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3970 and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours. 1.0 course.
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Music 4971A - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3971A or Music 3972B, successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4972B - Early Music Studio
The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3971A or Music 3972B, successful audition and permission of the Chair of Music Performance Studies.  Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4973A - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3973A or 3974B and successful audition
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4974B - Chamber Orchestra
The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3973A or 3974B and successful audition.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Music 4975Y - Applied Chamber Music
The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles, with or without keyboard.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 3975Y.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 hours, 0.5 course.
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Music 4976A/B/Y - Collaborative Musicianship for Piano and Orchestral Instruments
A course intended to teach the pianist and orchestral instrumentalist the principles of ensemble playing as well as the literature of the Solo Instrumental Works with piano. Designed for students majoring in Piano or Orchestral Instruments in Honors Performance, in third or fourth year. Available to other students by permission of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921 piano or orchestral instrument.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Music 4977 - Vocal Arts Intensive III
An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice.  Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire.  The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses.  Participants present a final public concert.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Academic Calendar 2013 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Music (MU)
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